Chula Vista Police officer who shot man recovering from stabbing

Posted at 2:44 PM, Sep 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-22 17:44:17-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - The Chula Vista Police officer who was stabbed at a home Tuesday is recovering from stab wounds to his head and arm, the department said.

Officer David Sachs went to the home on Monterey Ave. to investigate a report of a man throwing concrete at his neighbor.

The man attacked Officer Sachs, who opened fire. Police said the man died on his way to the hospital.

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Chula Vista Police said Officer Sachs has worked with the department for one and a half years and has previous law enforcement experience.

He is expected to make a full recovery.

The man who was shot has not been identified.